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driving down the same roadway lying on the ground. as he passed by night contacting the driver the person uncrossing the street was not in the crosswalk. it was >> reporter: very dark and they were not releasing the identity of the victim at this point to. the residents deal
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with the devastating fire investigators figuring out how it started >> reporter: the enormous - 5 alarm fire quickly engulfed the 41 unit structure on lester avenue in oakland - this is video from our helicopter partnership with abc news - some residents ran for their lives as they woke up to flames coming close to their homes. sot/tc: 17 fadema traore/oakland resident seconds more, i would have died. take a look at this - this is the fire from several blocks away - it was intense.
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the complex was under renovation - but two people had been living inside, a security guard and a woman. nats:31 aden villaton/security guard spanish - the guard says late sunday night he heard a noise - he checked it out but saw nothing, but a few hours later he awoke to the heat of the fire. this is his car which as you can see has a pole in the middle - it fell slicing the windshield when the
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building collapsed. nats: i have lived there since 1955 - alice ng lives right next door to the complex. sot/tc: 1:02 they told me to get out now. oakland fire officials says alice's bulding right here was damaged when the scaffolding struck it, plus embers burned through the roof. she will probably not be able to go home for some time. fire inspectors were on scene assessing the situation.
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sot/tc: 1:08 oakland battlian chief lisa baker/ we do not know yet, suspicous or not. sot/tc: we feel bad - to a >> reporter: live in there that's why combating this the circumstances it to possible all secure us around or today >> grant: the fire reminiscent
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of this one in every bill that in july itthat fire leveled the $23-million complex and spread to 4 neighboring townhomes and an auto repair shop. rain is expected to move through the bay area tonight. but will it interupt trick or treating plans? meteorologist brittney shipp has been tracking the rain and has more. a man suspected of sexually assaulting a teenaged boy with down syndrome in the restroom of a bay area bart station --
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has been identified. the no. >> britteny: the part of downtown san francisco cerros and nevada out all seen light showers and and 7:00 parts of the north bay
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>> grant:catherine heenan is here with details on the case. >> catherine:the man is accused of following the young teenager into a restroom at the pittsburg---bay point station saturday night. police say the suspect is 38- year-old peter golor-wulu. he's now under arrest and is being held in the martinez jail on 395-thousand dollars bail. bart officers got a report just before 10-pm saturday that a man had followed the boy -- and managed to slip inside the restroom and lock the door behind him. a bart officer says he can't remember a similar incident in his 20 years of service.
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the 15-year-old boy was taken to a vallejo hospital for examination.and authorities say they're continuing follow-up interviews. the teenager's mother had been waiting outside and immediately called police when she heard what happened. grant and vicki? >> grant:san francisco police have made 2 arrests in the fatal beating of a homeless man 2 years ago. it happened in san francisco's financial district. 67-year-old tai lam was kicked to death as he slept in the middle of the night on sutter street. this is survailance video prior to that attack. today police arrested two 21- year-olds, joseph stull and david peters. stull was arrested in idaho and peters in stockton. both were booked on charges of murder, robbery, elder abuse and assault with great bodily injury. they're each being held on 5 million dollars bail. >> vicki:more police officers are losing their jobs for their alleged involvement in the sex scandal rocking bay area police departments. the city of richmond is increasing the initial number of termination recommendations from one.to four. today kron4's haaziq madyun talked to the man who made the decision. >>:"i concluded that it was necessary to take very decisive action against this type of misconduct"
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>> reporter:by decisive action richmond city manager bill lindsay means firing richmond police officers for misconduct involving jasmine abuslin.formerley known as celeste guap "four that have received notices of termination" back in late september police chief allwyn brown and the city's human resources department concluded their internal investigation of 11- officers. only one officer received a termination recommendation. that was not enough for lindsay "well i was profoundly disappointed that officers would engage in this kind of misconduct, the city of richmond's police department has become a national model for community policing, and it's something that this community can take a lot of pride in but only if we don't allow misconduct on the part of our officers"
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he insists there is no disunity between he and chief brown even though they reached different conclusions on the number of officers being fired "i have full confidence in chief brown he has demonstrated himself to be a good police chief" in addition to terminating 4 officers "five have received reprimands and 2 that are also part of the investigation have left the department for unrelated reasons" the four officers facing termination have 14-days to file a grievance with the city manager's decision which may include a request for binding arbitration in an attempt to salvage their employement with the city. in rcihmond haaziq madyun kron4news just ahead-
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some mussels caught in the bay area are toxic. why officials say they are poisonous and what can happen if they are ingested. tracking snow. which areas of the sierra were hit the hardest over the weekend. what we know about the plans to open ski resorts.
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>> vicki:a dozen people protesting the dakota access pipeline were arrested just a few hours ago in san francisco. police say the protesters took over the lobby of the citigroup center in the financial district side of town. the takeover of the bank lobby was organized by a group calling itself 'diablo rising tide.' group members say the planned 1200-mile pipeline.could contaminate water and ruin
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sacred native american land. protesters say they will continue to try to stop the development of the pipeline.even if it mean's going to jail. ,. the protesters are demanding
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that citibank.stop financing the 12-hundred mile project. costumes everywhere are in danger of getting wetor covered up by a raincoat tonight. >> reporter: and tell the house but a big affair and to its spot for the shop owners it's a good thing people are still alabama lot of them said they are going to go that you for
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that report that might be time to dust off the stove year.
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a lot people is the could be but everybody has been pretty patient. with this new fresh coat of snow and and
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>> britteny: overnight you notice another route of fresh could see tears now man between jazz for lower elevation and as the past close no-fault has the hour of a bridge of more moist moving to the north of our regions pushing into a car the nor and a and a stanford university. rose saw some of the heaviest rainfall just to the north right now. into the rest of tonight the sun will set at 612 just a
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few raindrops expected as we go out into the next few hours read over oakland's right and the south of nevada and then you notice that your pockets will we cluster ukiah how much rain as well as determine if this is like carrying an umbrella rounder not we could see quarter of a ridge of rain to the vintage of rainfall and you should be ok it.
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coming up- birth control for men? what we know about a medication
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that has been proven effective. the problems researchers encountered during the study. plus election drama. what officials say a cnn political analyst did that led to her firing. there's news in the search for a male version of a birth control pill. it's something doctors have tried and failed to find for years.
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catherine heenan is here with the latest discovery.and why it's 'not' ready for market it's a birth control injection. and a new international study shows it actually
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seems to work. the problem -- men can't handle the emotions that accompany it. the side effects include mood swings, depression, acne and increased libido. the emotional problems got so bad in some cases -- the study was cut short. on the other hand -- of the roughly 300 men who got the shots - only 4 became fathers. the injection involved a cocktail of hormones. it all sounds promising -- but the gender gap in contraceptive use probably won't close anytime soon. no further development is planned for the shot.with the study's authors saying a lot more research is needed. grant and vicki? >> grant:scientiest at washington university school of medicine are also working on a form of male birth control. this one is a little more unconventional. it's the zika virus. in a new study, scientists found that the virus affects the fertility in male mice.
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the male mice exposed to the virus had a tougher time impregnating female mice. scientists are now studying the affects on humans. doctors know zika can survive for months in human male organs. the c-d-c and world health organization have recommended that men who travel to zika hot spots wear protection for at least six-months after exposure. coming up- we're following the race for the white house. why a cnn political anaylst has been fired and how republicans are reacting to that decision. plus how many states have reported cyber threats against their election systems.
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presidential nominee "in these last days, let's not get distracted from the real choice in this election and the consequences for your future." presidential nominee hillary clinton's corruption is a threat to democracy and the only way to save our democracy is to get out and vote by the millions. the polls show the race tightening. the candidates going all out to motivate voters. all of this under the shadow of the fbi's probe of hillary clinton's emails. the how >> catherine: at an illinois actually worked with their permission 90,000 voters in illinois was excess. a lot of folks about the atomic question is whether reindeer are you going to need. as legal in
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to the next couple hours are going to see a closer look at our satellite rate darshan >> britteny: 08 and caught off guard like rain same thing for parts of american canyon boundary of this stuff and a closer look at your
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precipitation same thing for hundred of an inch light showers coming through still seeing a light snow flurries in lake tahoe and legal get onto land just starting to see this batch of moisture closer and closer 618 tracking light rainfall and oakland parts of alameda you can see updated it is moving and now we will not the picture a lot of moisture sits right over the water here off the shore as we go into the next 1520 minutes in daly city will start to see some more light rainfall everything in motion all of the rain coming down from the northwest tracking to the east as we go into this is what looks like a light rain moving and right around 515 the sun setting light showers popping up continuing through the rest of this evening by
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tomorrow we see everything dry hole and also see a more subtle weather pattern for details on what to expect coming up.
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>> steve:steve aveson is here to show us the state of the race, eight days before election day. first let's point out. for as many as 22 million people, the election's over. they've already voted. and many of those votes are in battleground states, where trump needs to move the needle in his direction. nat in cleveland, polling places were jammed. voters stood out in the rain to cast their ballots. ohio is one of a half=dozen states that will determine the election. that's where clinton headed today.
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presidential nominee "i'm sure a lot of you may be asking what this new email story is about and why in the world the fbi would decide to jump into an election with no evidence of any wrongdoing with just days to do. that's a good question. ha." on friday f.b.i. director james comey told congress bureau investigators are looking at a new batch of emails that may pertain to the clinton private server investigation. they were found on a computer belonging to anthony weiner -- the estranged husband of top clinton aide huma abedin. weiner is currently under investigation for allegedly sexting a minor. the news is breathing new life into donald trump's campaign. presidential nominee i have to give the f.b.i. credit. that was so bad what happened originally and it took guts for director comey to make the move that he made. unclear right now: how the news is impacting the race. trump's numbers were climbing before the story broke. but he can't win, even if he sweeps all the states on the toss=up map. clinton only needs to hold onto the states leaning her way to reach the goal of 270 electoral votes. and according to the new york times upshot prediction, she still has a 90 percent chance of
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winning. donald trump was in the blue state of michigan with a message he hopes will tilt the odds in his favor. presidential nominee hillary wants to blame everyone else for her mounting legal troubles but she had brought all of this on herself. hillary is the one who set up an illegal private email server in a closet to shield her criminal activity. hillary is the one who engaged in a corrupt pay for play scheme. dozens of u.s. states are clearly worried about protecting their election systems against cyber-threats. catherine heenan is here with details on the big step they're taking. it's a sign of the times. amidst all the talk of 'rigged' elections -- all but eight states have now asked the department of homeland security for help in protecting their systems. even though experts claim it would be very difficult to actually affect the outcome of a national election.the d-h-s is offering to help test and prepare election systems. it's not just the 42 states which have said yes -- some county and local agencies are also signing up for help. the process includes security advice - and scanning for any weak spots. more than 20 states 'have' experienced threats to hack into their voter registration data bases.and a hack in illinois actually worked. information on 90-thousand voters was accessed. an florida judge is ordering the city of orlando to release the 9-1-1 calls between omar mateen and police. circuit judge margaret schreiber made the decision this morning. news groups pressed for the release of the audio recordings so the public can evaluate the police response to the june massacre. schreiber says she cannot make a decision on whether to release the other 9-1-1 calls after she listens to them. two-thirds of emergency calls from that night have already been made public. city officials objected to releasing of the audio recordings saying the calls depict suffering plus the video that shows why you don't mess with pandas. what one man did that resulted in this. right now-- the most entertaining team in the bay area is not the godlen state warriors.
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but-- the oakland raiders. it's probably the funnest team in all of sports, not just here in the bay. the silver and black.put on a show this weekend with a thrilling overtime victory against the tampa bay buccaneers. oakland.remains at the top of the afc west standings.
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kron 4's mark carpenter joins us to break it all down. really a historic win for this team? i know talking about the team moving away is a touchy subject. however, this season, it's been better for the raiders to play *away from oakland. as they are 5-and-0 on the road. the last time that happened was back in 1977 when john madden was the head coach. americans are spending more on halloween this year than ever before according to a survey by the national retail foundation. this year u-s consumers are
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spending around eight-dollars more than they did last year. most americans say they plan to hand out candy. those sweet confections totaling two-and-a-half billion dollars. many parents admit to sharing their kid's candy-- with or without their knowledge.
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>> pam: thinking about writing and your take some things you need to know first tonight we will break down the rules, however you decide to vote will count. and that's for a much more coming up on news tonight at 6
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>> vicki: best of all your data participate first did. how mayor is a spec just in time for halloween. mary moloney explains what recourse new homebuyers have if they think their house is haunted. : py-03su --lead in-- buying a house can be a real nightmare. home loans. inspections. and ghosts? just in time for halloween. mary moloney explains what recourse new homebuyers have if they think their house is haunted. --reporter pkg-as follows-- when watching your favorite haunted house movie, do you ever find yourself shouting at the
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screen. "just leave!" natpop: poltergeist "they're here!" unfortunately. in the real world. laws don't make it that easy "a client contacted me after we closed and we had found out that there had been a death on the property, but it had occurred over 10 years ago, there was no recourse." in real estate terms a potentially haunted house is known as a stigmatized property disclosure laws vary state to state most require sellers to list any physical defects, but when it comes to emotional defects it's buyer beware natpop: american horror story "no matter how gruesome or horrible the murder, you can always find someone who'll buy the house." however in one famous new york case commonly known as the ghostbusters ruling. a couple was able to get their money back. the court found that whether or not ghosts are real. the fact that the house had been widely reported as haunted affected its value. to know what you're walking into, visit died in house dot com. for a price you can find out if any murders, suicides or deaths happened on the property. for consumer watch. i'm mary moloney. a home invasion was caught on camera. but this one involves a man invading the home of a sleeping giant panda. it happened at a zoo in an east
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china province. mei ling was resting when the man snuck in to her enclosure. the panda woke up and chased the man. tackling him to the groung. after wrestling with the mei ling. the man finally frees himself and runs away. nasa shared these *cool images of the moon passing in front of the sun during sunday's partial solar eclipse. the solar dynamics observatory took the images during the one- hour lunar transit in front of the sun. at the peak of its journey, the moon covered about 59 percent of the sun. you know- pumpkin- carving isn't exactly rocket science.
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>> britteny: that is the question and say yes we will see light showers stretching down into fairfield and also the fear felt a few showers that are closer to canyon nassau again as ago and the rest of tonight
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light showers move through only expected this the 10th of an inch if that was the area could see all little bit more a quarter of an inch for parts of santa rosa in the next 24 hours is the rainbow and parts of centel redwood city menlo park at 643. and then flying back down to cordero junction where we see light rainfall and then right around where it's really really light rain coming through with west oakland a few drops 62 moving imparts a vocal and lighting at the picture the city is to the customer a sale expected to see light rain as we head into the next few hours here
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>> britteny: c collins right now heading up the door to trigger treat me in the '50s low sixties and sixties in san jose and mountain view and high from the region tomorrow similar to zero see right now in the mid-60s quiet weather for the next week and then already attracting another chance of rain on we keep updated on the x forecast at 6:00.
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check out the crazy creations that nasa scientists cooked up as soon as they heard the words "carving competition." i think it is surprising to no one that their entries are.well. out of this world. there are spooky riffs on star wars, pac-man. and even the presidential election. next. academy award winner jennifer lawrence pays tribute to two-time oscar winner jodie foster.
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j-law. jennifer lawrence. honoring jodie foster over the weekend at the star-studded britannia awards. the insider's louis aguirre has more from hollywood on this story. that's right. and it seems j- law and jodie have more in common than just oscar! clip_2016 britannias_jlawrence on jodie foster_rzt 00;00;00 jodie made a profound impact on me when i was nineteen, i was new to the industry and i was afraid of fame turning me into a weirdo, but when i would watch jodie this smart, solid rational person who treated everyone around her with complete respect
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and who was never fake, i knew there was hope. that wraps up kron 4 news at 5. steve aveson and pam moore are here with kron 4 news at six. here with kron 4 news at six.
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>> britteny: of the debate petaluma a closer look at sonoma us lido drug right now sampras's coach of starting to see more of the rainfall research to notice a new the sunset district light rain moves through everything will be tracking here to the east. closer to san francisco 10 to 18 minutes for 625 we see more rainfall pushing and really light rain drops a precipitation
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really 307 in. per hour. a sprinkling of really light rainfall also seen a light wind speeds as well we see mostly pre comfortable conditions and costumes and to the north of santa rosa all seen the light rainfall
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police are warning drivers to be extra cautious ahead of the next round of rain heading toward the bay area this afternoon. the first rain of the season is already making the roads more dangerous around the bay area. here you can see the rain hitting parts of the north bay yesterday. it didn't rain for long, but roads are already slick. kron four spoke with drivers and police in the bay area. who say people need to be extra cautious as we head into the rain season. police are also reminding people that they should not be using a cell phone while driving. especially when it's raining. and the same storm system that is bringing rain to the bay area-- is bringing snow to the sierra. this was the scene yesterday. as snow started falling around lake tahoe. you can see video from squaw valley on your left and kirkwood mountain resort on your right. up to three inches of snow fell overnight in the sierra. make sure you download the kron four mobile app so you can track the incoming rain. you can check bay area radar and get the forecast for your neighborhood. it's a free download for iphone and android devices.
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breaking news this morning. several people shot in downtown minneapolis early this morning. it happened just after 1:00 this morning. this is brand new video just into the newsroom this morning. you can see police and ambulances on the scene. police say a total of six people were shot. you can also see at least one person being loaded into the back of an ambulance on a stretcher. no word if the gunman has been arrested. stick with the kron 4 morning news all morning as we continue to learn new details about this shooting. breaking overnight. >> reporter: for them much
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involvement of please call. it was the rich city hegira every subtly increase the number of officers being fired. the richmond mayor koch and expectations because what he says terminating sirs is now as the e as it sound. the law and with jazz man.
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the man >> reporter: remains under investigation at the d.a.'s office totaled 11 richmond police officers need to be disciplined of the city's internal investigation and the scandal. >> pam: and then police officers have been fired none have been charged a flat calm and former police officers in connection and and a woman at the center of the case has filed claims against richmond-
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>> reporter: and the 15 year-old boy was also taken the life hospital for examination. we not know the name of the men shot to death near interstate 80 in richmond last week police say his 52 year-old robert from ellis read of he was on my shoulder of hilltop drive honor and thursday morning the neighborhood he was shot several times now rice made so far in this case. and here the story moving on and on kron 4 news amass a fire in oakland dozens of apartments and inflames
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helicopter a partnership of abc's 78 the complex clearly in flames and homicidal and fire went to the billing in just a matter of minutes looks like a bad luck shell because it was under renovation. alan on fire relevant clock in the morning. some residents ran toward it " for their lives as a lot of flames coming close their homes fire officials say they evacuating 200 people from the surrounding buildings and a resident who lives at one of the evacuated locations told us he saw flames at dangerously close to his home. my officials say
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they're not sure of the callers no. this is a case of arson
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catherine heenan is here to explain how he says he had tried to keep things safe. the fire is a big blow to the entire community.which badly needs new housing. it's also very frustrating to one of the owners of the property. he says he'd been trying just about everything he could think of to keep the area safe. including having a security guard on the property just about all the time. that guard had been living in a room on the ground floor of the building. the owner says he's very aware of the risk of fire.and can't believe that his precautions were in vain. he says he'd not only been trying to prevent the risk of fire -- he knows that people often try to break into buildings under construction or renovation -- in order to steal things -- or set up camp. he says the guard on the property lived there with his girlfriend.and had done a walk through not too long before the fire. the woman was treated for smoke inhalation. steve and pam? we have seen fires like this before. this is from june of 2012 in oakland. a fire erupted early in the morning. tearing through a housing project that was under construction. it happened right next to the west oakland bart station. and interrupted train service all
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day. investigators ruled it was arson. but no arrests have ever been made in this case. san francisco's financial district got a bit of a shake up this morning when a group of protesters invaded the lobby of citigroup center. the protesters took over the bank lobby demanding that citibank stop financing the dakota access pipeline project. a dozen protestors were arrested after being given three warnings to evacuate. the project will transport crude oil through a 11-hundred mile pipeline. protesters argue that large companies like citigroup do not
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care about the negative impact of the project on local comunities and the environment. officials say the protesters will likely be cited and released. 49ers vs santa clara-ots vo the battle over levi's stadium is heating up. between the 49ers and the city of santa clara. the mayor has accused of the team. of taking taxpayer dollars and spending the money on the operation of the facility. an auditor has been looking into the situation. and the 49ers were supposed to turn over some important documents today. if the 49ers did spend public funds on stadium operations, that would violate a voter - approved measure. protecting city money. the mayor has gone as far to say, the city could take over
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the operation of the stadium. the 49ers have fired back with this statement. "the mayor's accusations, that money is going from the city's general fund into the stadium, are false and irresponsible. as the mayor surely knows, since she voted for the agreements, the stadium does not use general fund money." a pillow manufacturer is going to pay a million dollars to settle a lawsuit by alameda county and eight other california counties. this is a television ad for "mypillow." the company claimed its pillows could help people with sleep apnea and other ailmets. but according to the complaint.
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the advertising and testimonials were not true and the company lacked the proof the pillows did indeed work. "mypillow" is banned from making claims in california that their pillows can treat or cure diseases. unless they have done testing to back it up. thinking of writing in a candidate when you vote next tuesday? what you need to know about the rules in california. in order for that vote to count. and we've seen plenty of rain already this month. how that's dramatically changed the drought in california from this time last year. plus halloween is here and trick or treaters could be competing tonight with mother nature. we will get an update on the weather and look at the scene right ow.
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the election getting hacked has become a big concern. 42 states have asked the department of homeland security for help thwarting potential cyberattacks. they will help test and prepare
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systems to make sure results cannot be manipulated. experts have repeatedly said it is extremely difficult to alter or affect the outcome of a national election. hillary clinton's email scandal is back in the headlines in the homestretch to the election. f-b-i director james comey told congress the bureau has located another batch of emails that may pertain to the investigation of clinton's private server. now, some democrats are saying. that disclosure by the f-b-i director may have broken the law. scott mclean, with our partners at c-n-n says, the email story has taken over the campaign trail. again. >> reporter:as hillary clinton's use of a private email server is back in the spotlight, so too is f-b-i director james comey. rep. jerry nadler / -d- new york: it's an opinion that had no business being stated. he's a policeman. he's not supposed to comment on the conduct of anybody rep. bob goodlatte / -r-
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attorneys general, alberto gonzalez: alberto gonzalez / former u.s. attorney general: i really worry that in this particular instance, the f.b.i. director has made an error in judgment in releasing this letter. and eric holder who called comey's disclosure a, "stunning breach of protocol". top democratic senator harry reid went even further, saying comey may have violated a law barring federal employees from using their job to influence an election. and with polls showing a tight race, this october surprise, could have a big impact. in washington, i'm scott mclean.
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in just 15 minutes. if you are thinking about writing in a candidate when you vote. you might want to listen up. we will explain why your write in vote may not count here in california. and what you should do, if you do not like your ballot options. the threat of rain has changed some people's plans for halloweenbut it doesn't seemed to have *canceled many of them yet.
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>> britteny: another of fall clothes into if we track this for you fairfield restaurants 646 a few showers in that area or not the picture more and for you down parts of vallejo which could see light showers and the region or richmond lawyer it
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now paul auto plant at call this with your continues more rain moving and where we see most of the light rainfall and wall they
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will be getting a new and odin few election and want to do a write-in vote. why that could result in your vote being ignored entirely in the bay area is going to be getting a new area code in two years.
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>> pam:the 510- area code is expected to use up all of its available prefixes by june 2019. as you can see from this map. this only affects the east bay. the state has started the process of introducing a new one. the c-p-u-c says, current customers will be allowed to keep their current phone numbers. including the area code. the new area code is expected to
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added no later than december of 2018 for new customers. we will learn more about this transition at the beginning of next year. that is when three public hearings are scheduled.
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we are tracking the weather tonight with rain in the forecast for halloween. another check on the radar is coming up in just minutes. and sharing a car. without car keys? the new ridesharing idea that is coming to san francisco and how it is going to rely on technology. plus after a wet winter and what has been a soggy october. where does california stand in the drought. we have some maps that show just how much things have changed from last year to this years.
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>> reporter: for the claimed
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police officer on and on >> reporter: reward and police officers received termination notices that makes a total of four officers losing their jobs when their alleged involvement in police sex scandal.
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>> reporter: and then on the fire erupted >> catherine: year of drought. just about everyone is celebrating the rainy weather we've been getting. water conservation is still a huge priority. but catherine heenan is here with evidence that things are getting better. the u.s. drought monitor says that 61 percent of california
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remains in severe drought. and nearly all the dry areas are south of san francisco. on the other hand.they've released color-coded maps to show us that things 'have' been getting better over the last year. this is the drought map for almost exactly one year ago. the darker the color here -- like the deep clay color and the bright red -- the dryer the area. when 92 percent of the state was in severe drought. the dark colors - covering huge chunks of california. the latest drought map is just out and you can see a big difference. the deep colors are confined to a much smaller area. and in the far north - counties including humboldt, siskiyou and parts of mendocino and trinity counties are no longer in drought at all. and much of the greater bay area has been downgraded to "abnormally dry." most water experts say it would take a very wet winter across the state, however, to end the drought. steve and pam? a recent poll of millennials found, that a meteor striking earth, was more popular than hillary clinton and donald trump. >> britteny: the north bay is going to see a lot cooler cerros
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outlet is space of bayliss the attention of an inch and we probably leave the umbrella palm we have seen improvement for parts of san francisco after the north brae up normal and it made me out of their read it which is the extreme drought in your stockton emily from the northwest tracking to the east over parts of san francisco and on the western side downtown san francisco outside san leandro the district has seen the light rainfall daly city really white sprinkles. a closer to fremont
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10 minutes ago redwood city assize already starting to set and we see light rain continue and parts of santa rosa it napa and to the rest of tonight 10:00 indoor overnight hours we see more clearing tracking a dreyer workweek for you more details and to 70 forecast at the end the show. he told congress.
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investigators looking at a new batch of the mel's and those e- mail's were found on computer belonging anthony it.
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>> reporter: if polls showing a tight race the settler at could have a big impact. againturns
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out most states . require that write-in candidate register ahead of time, for their names to count. check this out, from ballotpedia. write-in candidate have to pre- register in 34 states. 9 states don't allow write-ins at all. here in washington -- and in eight states -- election officials *will count write-ins . but many times only if that person wins. we asked some early voters .does that change their mind?
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i think ultimately you're throwing your vote away if you decide to write in a candidate or vote third-party. you may have a thousands people with a thousand different votes with a thousand different write- ins, so it can be a lost vote. you should be counted no matter what chance: even if you vote for betty boop? yeah. if she's running, we'll vote for her, too. hahaha. d.c. election officials emphasize that they *would count individual betty boop votes but only if the total of write-in ballots outnumbered traditional votes. reporting in washington, i'm chance seales. as you saw from the map. in california. write-in candidates must apply and be certified by the state. the state does have an official list. and there are a couple of names that you will recognize. grant lodes is here with the story.
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this is pretty interesting stuff. if i decided to write in you, steve and pam, my vote would not count. but there are options if you do not like what you see on the ballot. this is the official list from the california secretary of state. in all. five tickets have qualified as write-in options. and two immediately jump out if you look closely. bernie sanders and evan mcmullin. sanders of course came up short in a hard-fought battle for the democratic nomination. mcmullin has made noise as an conservative alternative for republicans who can't stomach donald trump. so if you write-in sanders along with tulsi gabbard for vice president, your vote counts. same story if you write-in evan mcmullin and nathan johnson. that's an acceptable ticket as well and it will be counted. so there you have it. not happy with the major party candidates and want to make your voice heard and the ballot box-- there are options in california. you can find the list on our website, kron 4 dot com in the decision 2016 section. steve and pam.
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important step forward. the time is long overdue... pharmaceutical industry. passes - the ballot.
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want a great way to help our children thrive? then be sure to vote yes on proposition 55. prop 55 doesn't raise taxes on anyone. instead, it simply maintains the current tax rate on the wealthiest californians to prevent education cuts that would hurt our kids. no wonder prop 55 is endorsed by the california pta, teachers and educators. because all of us want to help our children thrive. it's time to vote yes on proposition 55. it's time to vote yes so when drug companies spend $100 million dollars lying about how prop sixty-one will affect veterans...
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i get angry. sixty-one will help lower costs for everyone, including vets. believe me. not them. vote yes on sixty-one. no key required. the unique car sharing service that's coming to the bay area next year no keys.no problem toyota plans to test a new car- sharing system next year that let's users unlock doors and start carswith their cellphones. toyota officials say "the smart key box system" eliminates the need for a physical key. a user's phone will get codes to access the smart key box inside all car future car-sharing vehicles. when the phone gets close to the vehiclethe codes are verified through the bluetooth system. toyota. plans to begin testing the system in san francisco in january. and the smooth sounds of greg papa serenading.
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the latest masterpiece from the silver and black. an overtime win to remain at the top of the afc west standings. and it's as if the raiders should keep playing *away from oakland. the silver and black.5-0 on the road this year. the last time that happened.was in 1977 when john madden was running the sidelines. despite the record number of penalties, which we'll talk about in a bit, this latest game.a spectacular display of offense. derek carr.set a new franchise record with 513-passing yards.
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the u.s. is the beacon of freedom around the world. those of us who served in the military are very proud of that. i believe very, very strongly in our country and what we stand for. i went to iraq in 2004 to fight for freedom. for generations, our troops have sacrificed for our freedoms. one of the most important things we do is vote - to protect that freedom. i'm tom steyer. let's make the people we're so proud of, proud of us. please. vote. vote. vote. vote.
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wolves and went to the stance of through his mouthpiece to the ground. the league announced that it earned him another fall and fined $25,000 he now has 92 technical falls over had. the college basketball season on the corner much as expected to same mary's their ranks 17 and today's preseason associated press. at issue and they had the slightest coming in the second of what a conference we have a
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final forecast coming next.
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>> reporter: zori down in the rain asserting move in parts of santa rosa and the sleeping read ours all this rain continues to berkeley and oakland police the
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same things as a desperate rain that's it for news at 6. dressed time for a and 10:00 happy same things as a desperate rain that's it for news at 6. dressed time for a and 10:00 happy halloween. california kids start smoking. 0 a third of them will die from their addiction. tobacco taxes reduce youth smoking. please. vote yes on prop 56.
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if we can save even a few lives, it's worth it.
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